ATP Masters and WTA Events

Listed below are some of the major tennis events outside of the grand slams where the top 32 seeded players regularly play. So, if you want to mark them down on your calendar as must see sports TV or you're in town that particular week, maybe grab a ticket and attend at your leisure.

Tournament Type: "ATP Masters" 1000 & "WTA Premier" Events

Qatar Ladies Open - Feb Doha, Qatar (Surface: Hard)

BNP Paribas Open - March 4 - 16 Indian Wells, CA (Surface: Hard)

Miami Open March 17 - 30 Key Biscayne, FL (Surface: Hard)

Italian Open - May Rome, Italy (Surface: Clay)

Madrid Open - May Madrid, Spain (Surface: Clay)

Monte Carlo Open - April Monte Carlo (Surface: Clay)

Shanghai Masters - May Shanghai, China (Hard: Outdoors)

Rogers CupMen - August Toronto, CA (Surface: Hard)

Rogers Cup Women - August Montreal, CA (Surface: Hard)

Western & Southern Open - August Cincinatti, OH (Surface: Hard)

Wuhan Tennis Open - September 21-27 - Women Wuhan, China (Surface: Hard)

BNP Paribas Masters - October Paris, France (Surface: Hard -Indoors)

Singapore WTA Championships - 17-26 October Singapore (Surface: Hard)

Barclays ATP World Tour Finals - Nov. London, England (Surface: Hard -Indoors)

China Open - November Beijing, China (Surface: Hard)

These tournaments are considered mini-majors to the players as it adds up substantially in the rankings which helps players obtain a higher seeding in the main draws of upcoming tournaments.